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Distros really shouldn't package and make available any software they aren't prepared to support. Since distros only really support software that's in their default install, if it's not installed by default, then they shouldn't package it.

So it's either pay them or abolish capitalism. Honestly I'd be fine with either
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“Public opinion persists that women have a biological edge as super-efficient multitaskers. But, as this study shows, this myth is not supported by evidence. This means the extra family work women perform is just that – extra work. And we need to see it as such.”

Women aren’t better multitaskers than men – they’re just doing more work —

What's the best way to get a Fedora Rawhide packaging bug fixed? The `folks-devel` package currently isn't installable because of a package dependency that seems to no longer exist. I just filed but will anyone actually see it and do something?

Another advantage of running Firefox on your phone (aside from working against the Google Chrome hegemony) is that you can enable sending updates to Mozilla Location Services, so GNOME apps that use your location tend towards being very accurate, even if you don't have GPS on your computer.


imagine attending the conf where RMS gives a keynote in which he goes the fuck off about the need for unions. imagine the cognitive dissonance that would well up in the room as hundreds of hacker-types struggle to disentangle their anti-labor mythos from the hero worship embedded in that mythos

I just submitted the first release of Contrast to Flathub! It's a beautifully designed app to check the contrast ratio between two colors made with GTK & Rust by the GNOME Design Tooling team.🎉🥳

One day, one fine day I'll be able to remember the Vala syntax for constructing structs. But today was not that day.

Oh dear: “High court rules public servants can be sacked for political social media posts”.

Of course, the root cause is that their employment contacts specified they aren't allowed to speak out against the government.

Fuck Fedilab, its dev, and people supporting him tbh

He makes money from people who use Gab and people who think it should not be blocking Gab.

Fuck that shit.

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Does Rust have a REPL yet? Asking for a friend.

Look I really like programming in Python but seriously, screw the GIL. If all that effort re-inventing MPI was devoted instead into yanking out the GIL, maybe we'd almost be there and kludges like using multiprocessing instead of threading like every other language wouldn't be necessary.

Can Python 4 please ditch the big fucking lock?

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